NCAVP mourns the death of 25-year-old white, queer man, Kevin Bacon, in Swartz Creek, MI

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NCAVP mourns the death of 25-year-old white, queer man, Kevin Bacon who was found dead following an abduction and brutal attack, December 24, 2019. According to local reports, friends say he was meeting up with someone he did not know from a dating app. He is remembered by his parents asĀ  “genuine, someone who was confident in his skin, outgoing and one heck of a great hair stylist.”

Kevin’s obituary reads:

He was a graduate of Swartz Creek High School and Sharp’s Hair Academy in Grand Blanc. Kevin was currently attending University of Michigan – Flint. He was a hairstylist at Uniquely U Salon in Swartz Creek and had worked at Vintage Hair Salon, JcPenny Hair Salon and Diplomat Pharmacy. Kevin loved doing hair and make-up. He loved his cats, Smokey and Fuzzy and his dog Hannah.

An unnamed 55-year-old suspect is currently in custody with the Shiawassee County Police Department. Details forthcoming.

We know it can be hard to read these reports of violence against our communities. If you need support in these difficult times, you can always reach out to your local NCAVP member. If you or someone you know is experiencing violence, you can reach our free bilngual national hotline at 212-714-1141 or report online for support.

NCAVP works to prevent, respond to, and end all forms of violence against and within lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and HIV-affected communities. NCAVP is a national coalition of local member programs and affiliate organizations who create systemic and social change. NCAVP is a program of the New York City Anti-Violence Project.